Kay Stinson, noted woman aviatrix, breaks the speed record from San Diego to San Francisco with an average speed of 66 mph. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Aviation: Women, San Francisco: Aviation
San Francisco: Kay Stinson, noted woman aviatrix breaks the speed record from San Diego to San Francisco with an average speed of 66 mph. Reception / award for her work in China / CU / with her plane / various views of her and the plane favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Captive for 64 Hours, Wealthy Realtor Saved. Realtor Leonard Moskowitz kidnapped; journalists are in on the story but keep it out of the press to lessen the danger to his life. Newsreel story. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, San Francisco: Crime and criminals, Crime and criminals
Washinqton DC - President and Mrs. Calvin Coolidge stage a White House reception / Chief Justice Taft and Andrew S. Mellon in attendance. Placerville, California: Inhabitants take a Sunday to start a new Park. Famous runner Paavo Nurmi from Finland arrives in the United States to train for race. Women candidates for Congress meet: Mrs. Kerr from Colorado, Mrs. Culbertson and Jessie Collet from Philadelphia. Grand Duchess Cyril - wife of claimant to the Russian throne visits Philadelphia,...
Typical newsreel from the silent era, featuring Jack Dempsey, a balloon race, women dancing in chilly breezes, a juggler, and opium being confiscated and burned in Shanghai. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, China, Substance abuse: Drugs
Texas: Knife-thrower Louella Gallagher throws knives at her daughters Connie Ann, 5, and Colleena Sue, 2-1/2, missing them skillfully as the knives enter a board. Newsreel story. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, Mothers, Surrealism
Using dynamite to deepen Arthur Kill, in New York Harbor between Staten Island and Carteret, New Jersey; work performed by the Arundel Corporation Includes scenes of the Standard Dredging Company, widening the Middle Neebish Channel of the Sy. Mary's River, about 18 miles below Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Follows pioneer families along wilderness road to Kentucky. Shows their schools, recreation and everyday tasks, such as weaving, soap-making, cooking, carpentry and candle-making. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: need keyword
This film shows representative aspects of the early pioneering movement into the Kentucky territory. This is the life of our country in the 1780's picturing travel along the wilderness road, the role of the frontier forts, and the settler's establishment of new homes. Weaving, soap-making, cooking, candle molding, carpentry, cabin construction, schooling, and square dancing are among the activities of the time. VS period piece of late eighteenth or early nineteenth century Kentucky Pioneers...
A mid-century tribute to the automobile and its importance in American life and the economy. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Automobiles: Economic effects, Car culture: General, Occupations: Automotive
byU.S. Department of Agriculture; Wilding Pictures
The "Quiz Kids" use the device of their radio program to tell the story of the school lunch program of promoting better nutrition and utilizing foods in abundant supply. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: nutrition, health
"THE DEVELOPMENT OF MEN'S CLUBS IS TRACED FROM KING ARTHUR TO THE PRESENT TIME. HISTORICAL FACTS MIXED WITH HUMOROUS BITS IN AN INSPIRING & ENLIGHTENING PICTURE." A film about the history of men's clubs, good fellowship and civic responsibilities. Strangely, no specific tie-in to Chevrolet. Recreated sequence of King Arthur, Knights of the Round Table and Merlin. Trying to find out why and when men first got together. Recreation of Greek symposia and Roman baths. "Every time...
"NIGHT DRIVING IS GETTING TO BE MORE OF A PLEASURE EVERY YEAR, BECAUSE PROGRESS IS BEING MADE IN THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE PRINCIPLES WHICH MAKE NIGHT DRIVING DIFFERENT. ILLUSTRATES 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY RULES OF NIGHT DRIVING." The topic: driving safely at night. I favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Stresses importance of knowing how fires start. Discusses obvious causes, unnatural causes, types of incendiaries, criminal agents, evidence recognition and suspicious persons and circumstances. Points out that the fire fighter's alertness can save hours of investigation.
Stresses importance of knowing how fires start. Discusses obvious causes, unnatural causes, types of incendiaries, criminal agents, evidence recognition and suspicious persons and circumstances. Points out that the fire fighter's alertness can save hours of investigation. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
byDivision of Visual Experimentation of the Harmon Foundation
Many great shots of children at various grade levels learning about typewriters and typing CUs typewriters Hints for typewriter operation Miss Stella Willins, the world's fastest typist, demonstrates shot of her hands in slow motion